New standard equipment included rear child-seat anchors and an anti-theft system that disabled the starter unless the proper ignition key was used. Due to a shortage of Olds 350 engines resulting from record sales of Cutlasses and reduced production of that engine due to a plant conversion to build a Diesel V8 beginning in 1978, a few 1977 Grand Prixs destined for California reportedly came off the line with a Chevrolet-built 350 cu in 5. Body size and engines changed with the times as the world experienced gas shortages and demands for better fuel efficiency increased. The 200 hp 150 kW 455 cu in 7. Smaller than the hulking and , but positioned to be nimbler and more performance oriented than the slightly less bulky and , the new Grand Prix was designed to outshine the upscale and B-bodied performance-oriented intermediate. The latest 2004-2008 generation was built in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. Established in 1908, Walker is renowned in the automotive aftermarket for manufacturing a full line of exhaust system parts.
WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. An automatic transmission was offered as a no cost option. This model celebrated the 40th running of the Daytona 500 on February 15, 1998. Grand Prix was Motor Trend's for 1988. Over 230 fires were reported. Also most 1982 models had a two tone interior. The standard engine was the Bonneville's 303 hp 226 kW 389 cu in 6.
Two other high-performance 389s were offered, including a four-barrel version rated at 333 hp 248 kW and a 348 hp 260 kW Tri-Power. Revised upholstery trims highlighted the interior, still featuring expanded Morrokide vinyl bucket seats and console as standard equipment. The 400 cu in 6. Mirrors on some models were painted in body color. Early models were available with Pontiac performance options, including the factory-race powertrain installed in a handful of 1962 and 1963 cars.
Sales reached over 112,000 units, almost quadruple the 32,000 full-sized models built in 1968. The coolant overflow reservoir was relocated from being in front of the intake box to being mounted to the passenger strut tower. This would be the last year for the G-body Grand Prix, which would be replaced by the all-new W-body version in 1988. Both engines received substantially lower compression ratios 8. The basic 1969 body shell saw a major facelift in 1971 bracketed by minor detail revisions in the 1970 and 1972 model years. Over 2000 applications from the smallest import cars to the largest over the road trucks are available for immediate shipment anywhere in the world.
It featured dramatic bodywork and a highly pronounced grill, and rode on a slightly stretched version of the intermediate dubbed the. Two engine sizes were offered with two power options were available in each engine size; a 265 hp 198 kW or 350 hp 260 kW 400 cu in 6. These option packages included the revised 3. The bucket seats were available with optional recliners and adjustable lumbar support. Power front disc brakes became standard equipment this year.
Backed by a 3-year limited warranty - If the part breaks or is damaged anytime within 3. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. If engine temperature varies from running too hot or too cool under normal operating conditions, a faulty thermostat or cooling fan may be the problem. The most notable styling feature of this generation was the appearance of the fixed opera window, replacing the previous disappearing rear side glass. Between its introduction in 1962 and termination in 2008, Grand Prix models were revised and resized many times. A new and one-year-only option this year was a four-speed manual transmission available with the 301 cu in 4. The bucket seats were upholstered in Morrokide vinyl, while nylon loop-blend carpeting covered the floor and lower door panels.
Bench seat-equipped Grand Prixs got a steering column-mounted shifter with the automatic transmission along with a dashboard-mounted glovebox, replacing the console-mounted shifter and glovebox of bucket-seat cars. Radial tires were also a new option on the Model J this year. Still, 1974 was the third best-selling year to date for the Pontiac Grand Prix. This turned out to be a major miscalculation and 301 equipped cars became much less desirable among Grand Prix enthusiasts and collectors in later years. The Strato buckets were standard equipment along with a console, but a notchback bench seat with center armrest was a no-cost option. The Pontiac Grand Prix is no longer in production, making all models targets for collectors.
But I had no choice or be stuck with something I couldn't use. The similar but less luxurious followed in 1970. Brakes were 11 in 28 cm drums. Ford and Chrysler responded by producing plusher versions of their intermediate and Charger, but both eventually created newer entries to the intermediate personal luxury car battle—the in 1974 and in 1975. In contrast to that model, it trades in all-wheel-drive for the available Turbo 3. A three-speed manual transmission was standard, with a T-10 four-speed with Hurst shifter and three-speed as options. This recall covers nearly 1.
Also on models equipped with 3. A police interceptor model was offered. A reliable supercharged 3800 V6 engine was introduced with the Sixth Generation 1997-2003 Grand Prix models. The standard drivetrain consisted of the four-barrel 400 cu in 6. However, Congressional action to rescind that regulation, which led automakers to discontinue the device and permitted dealers and garages to disconnect the device on cars so-equipped. After complete restyling in 1965, only one model year thereafter offered a convertible option, 1967.